On Thursday September 7, 2017, at 10:21 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Northwest 5th Avenue and Northwest Everett Street on the report of a shooting.
Officers arrived and located a crashed vehicle with one occupant suffering from traumatic injuries. Medical personnel determined the person was deceased.
Based on preliminary information, detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail are responding to conduct a death investigation.
There have been no arrests at this time.
Interested media should stage at Northwest 5th Avenue and Northwest Flanders Street. The Public Information Officer (PIO) is responding to the scene.
The area from Northwest 4th Avenue to Northwest 7th Avenue and Northwest Davis Street to Northwest Flanders Street is closed to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic during this death investigation.
Detectives are asking that anyone with information call the Police Non-Emergency Line tonight at 503-823-3333, or the Detective Division tomorrow at 503-823-0400.